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Mayor hopes to keep A's and Raiders in Oakland

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that she still hopes the Raiders football team and the A's baseball team will stay...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Westerner, on Jul 10, 2014 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley schools go green in new way

Taking a sustainable approach to circulating information, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) plans to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jul 9, 2014 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 864 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pittsburg man killed in crash off I-680 in Alamo

A 59-year-old Pittsburg man was killed in a solo car crash on Interstate 680 in Alamo late Sunday night, according to a Contra...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Jul 8, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Third teen arrested in connection with San Ramon break-in

Authorities have arrested a third teen in connection with a recent San Ramon residential burglary, allegedly finding evidence...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by #Cholo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 30 comments | 2920 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Theater workshop runs this week in Danville

More than two dozen young, aspiring playwrights and actors are spending this week writing and performing plays in the home...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jul 8, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 209 Views

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San Ramon council to hold Faria Preserve public hearing

The San Ramon City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the proposed Faria Preserve residential development Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jul 8, 2014 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 481 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD water rate increases to take effect

Water rates for Danville and most of San Ramon will increase by 9.5% starting Tuesday (July 1), the last of back-to-back...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Greg, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:20 am | 15 comments | 1042 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

America should be seen

Just saw the movie "America" in downtown Walnut Creek. It is highly thought-provoking. Conservatives should want to see...

Original post made by Phil Erupp on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 7, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 69 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assemblywoman honors local Veteran of the Year

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, whose district covers Danville and San Ramon, recognized the 16th Assembly District's 2014 Veteran...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville gears up for Kiwanis' July 4th parade

Downtown Danville is preparing for an Independence Day tradition Friday morning, with the Kiwanis Club of the San Ramon Valley's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Danville mom, on Jul 6, 2014 at 8:23 am | 22 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon council nixes Independence Day fireworks

Area residents will have to travel to some other neighboring city if they want to see a fireworks display this Fourth of...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 5, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 1338 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DeSaulnier receives nonprofit's Hero Award

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) received the Hero Award from K to College in recognition of spearheading the legislation...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 384 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Statewide initiative on low-level crimes makes November ballot

An initiative that would reduce some low-level nonviolent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors and change sentencing guidelines...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Frank Belavia, on Jul 4, 2014 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oakland coliseum board OKs 10-year lease for A's

In a dramatic last-minute deal, the board that manages the O.co Coliseum voted 6-2 Thursday morning to approve a new 10-year...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 4, 2014 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon council holds forum on Tassajara Valley cemetery

It was standing room only as people flooded into the San Ramon City Council chambers Tuesday night to discuss the cemetery...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:57 am | 69 comments | 3204 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board names new San Ramon school as Bella Vista Elementary

The picturesque panorama from San Ramon's newest elementary school has become its permanent calling card, with the school...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by The Original Dave, on Jul 2, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 7 comments | 1168 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Wyman Inteck, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:10 am | 10 comments | 2147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Please leave Fido home on July 4th!

Time for the DF's annual reminder that Independence Day is your pet's WORST Day of the Year. Ask any shelter worker -- sadly,...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 2, 2014
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police seek information on residential burglary

Danville Police are searching for information about a residential burglary during which a thief stole a valuable bicycle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 30, 2014 at 8:23 am | 14 comments | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon council to discuss Tassajara Valley cemetery

A new cemetery proposed for the Tassajara Valley will be the discussion topic during a San Ramon City Council workshop Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Jun 27, 2014 at 11:26 am | 28 comments | 2244 Views
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